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Title:
FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN: FIELD EVIDENCES

Authors:
Uma Prasher

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Uma Prasher
Research Scholar, Department of Sociology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab

MLA 8
Prasher, Uma. "FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN: FIELD EVIDENCES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 3126-3143, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=234. Accessed Apr. 2019.
APA
Prasher, U. (2019, April). FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN: FIELD EVIDENCES. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(4), 3126-3143. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=234
Chicago
Prasher, Uma. "FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN: FIELD EVIDENCES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 4 (April 2019), 3126-3143. Accessed April, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=234.

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Abstract:
In this Research Paper, endeavor is made to draw attention on the Fertility behavior of Bakarwal women of Jammu and Kashmir. For this paper, Kathua district is selected randomly from 22 districts of Jammu and Kashmir, from this district 220 women of Bakarwal tribe are selected and interviewed by using Snowball sampling technique. In this study, it was found that majority of the respondents' age at first Delivery was 15-17 years. Respondents reported 7-9 living children and they had 5-9 conceptions during their reproductive span. Less than 2 years of spacing between the two subsequent pregnancies found. Present study also highlights that there is direct relationship between literacy and number of living children as well as spacing between children.